Can't Slow Down (Foreigner album)

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Can't Slow Down
Foreigner - Can't Slow Down.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 29, 2009
Recorded2009, The Benjamin Hotel, New York City (NY), Puppy Studio, Burbank (CA)
Genre Rock
Length50:00 (Main album)
Label Rhino (U.S.), earMusic/Edel (EU) [1]
Producer Marti Frederiksen
Mark Ronson
Foreigner chronology
Complete Greatest Hits
(2002)
Can't Slow Down
(2009)
Can't Slow Down ... When It's Live!
(2010)

Can't Slow Down is the ninth studio album by the British-American rock band Foreigner and their most recent album to date. It was the band's first studio release with lead singer Kelly Hansen & bassist Jeff Pilson and the group's first new studio album since 1994's Mr. Moonlight . [2] In the U.S. the album was first available exclusively through Wal-Mart retailers. [2]

Contents

The song "Too Late" had previously been featured on the group's 2008 compilation album No End in Sight: The Very Best of Foreigner .

Marti Frederiksen and guitarist Mick Jones' stepson, Mark Ronson co-produced the album. [2] [3]

Reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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BBC (negative) [6]

Can't Slow Down debuted at 29 on the Billboard 200. [7] The first two singles from the album, "When It Comes to Love" and "In Pieces" both reached the Top 20 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.

In 2010 it was awarded a gold certification from the Independent Music Companies Association, [8] which indicated sales of at least 100,000 copies throughout Europe.

Track listing

All songs written by Mick Jones, Kelly Hansen, and Marti Frederiksen, except where noted.

Disc 1 (CD) - The Album

  1. "Can't Slow Down" - 3:28
  2. "In Pieces" - 3:53
  3. "When It Comes to Love" - 3:54
  4. "Living In a Dream" - 3:43
  5. "I Can't Give Up" (Jones, Hansen, Frederiksen, Steve McEwan) - 4:32
  6. "Ready" - 3:43
  7. "Give Me a Sign" - 3:52
  8. "I'll Be Home Tonight" - 4:14
  9. "Too Late" (Jones, Frederiksen, Oliver Leiber, Russ Irwin) - 3:45
  10. "Lonely" (McEwan, Frederiksen) - 3:29
  11. "As Long As I Live" - 3:48
  12. "Angel Tonight" - 3:32
  13. "Fool For You Anyway" (Jones) - 4:04

Disc 2 (CD) - The Remixes

  1. "Feels Like the First Time"
  2. "Cold as Ice"
  3. "Hot Blooded"
  4. "Blue Morning, Blue Day"
  5. "Double Vision"
  6. "Dirty White Boy"
  7. "Head Games"
  8. "Juke Box Hero"
  9. "Urgent"
  10. "I Want to Know What Love Is"

Disc 3 (DVD) - Live and More

  1. "Double Vision"
  2. "Head Games"
  3. "That Was Yesterday"
  4. "Say You Will"
  5. "Starrider"
  6. "Feels Like the First Time"
  7. "Urgent"
  8. "Juke Box Hero"
  9. "I Want to Know What Love Is"
  10. "Hot Blooded"

Personnel

Foreigner

Additional Musicians

Production

Chart performance

Chart (2009)Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart58
German Albums Chart16
Swiss Albums Chart26
UK Albums Chart105
US Billboard 20029
US Billboard Rock Albums12

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